Bask Iyer leads Industry Solutions for VMware, a team that collaborates with top customers in key industry verticals like financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and high tech to drive customer transformation and growth. He joined VMware in March 2015 as the Chief Information and Chief Digital Transformation Officer leading the global information and technology organization in managing critical technology systems supporting VMWare worldwide business operations and driving digital transformation. He also led M&A integration and SaaS transformation. From 2016 to 2018, he held a dual CIO role, also serving as the EVP and CIO of Dell Technologies, in charge of digital commerce solutions and executing on the integration of Dell and EMC. He established the Dell “Digital Way” to drive digital transformation through people, process, and technology. From 2018 to July 2019, he also held responsibility, as general manager, for Edge/IoT for Dell Technologies.
A respected industry veteran, Iyer brings more than 25 years of experience in executing and driving change in Fortune 100 manufacturing companies and Silicon Valley high-tech firms. Prior to joining VMware, Iyer served as senior vice president and CIO at Juniper Networks, Group CIO and company officer at Honeywell, and held senior IT roles in Glaxo SmithKline and Johnson & Johnson. He is a board member and advisor to Fintech and to software companies like Zoom, Automation Anywhere, ThoughtSpot, and TextIQ.